Is a scenographer, designer, educator, art and technology installation artist, associate professor of design and digital media, and immersive environment designer. Has current research and authorship in the relationship of space to telematics and telepresence. Conducts Stony Brook University study abroad programs in Rome, and Seoul. Integrates the ‘zero distance’ telematics with public installation through fundraising in New York City and in Korea. Conducts a campus and Brooklyn based grant writing group and NGO: ‘Global Civic Media’. MFA from Yale University in design, FAAR, Fellow of the American Academy in Rome 1994. Worked and lived in Seoul, Tokyo, Rome, Singapore on various scenographic, art, technology, UX consulting, and digital media/telematics projects. Recipient of numerous yearly awards, grants, and prizes including the Japan Foundation Prize 1996 for work in Design, Performance, and Information Technology, Recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Award, Jerome Foundation Grant for Collaboration, Japan-US Partnership for the performing arts, Korea Industrial development grant, Creative Economy grant with the Korean minister of culture, Hyundai art and installation grant for work with Nam Jun Paik on the border of North and South Korea, Singapore Interactive media grants, and other grants and research in Art and Technology. He has conducted paid lectures and workshops in five continents in institutions and countries such as Egypt, Chile, U.A.E/Dubai, South Korea, Italy Singapore and others. He Is interested in the relationship of human computer interface, the performing arts, cities, environments, and architecture. He Maintains a design practice and business in New York City. He Lives in Brooklyn.